U.Columbia city Columbia state Ohio film performer death U.Columbia city Columbia state Ohio

‘Queen of Glory’ Review: A Winning Indie About Immigrant Identity

Reading now: 503

Nick Schager Film CriticA Columbia U. doctoral student grapples with cultural expectations, demands and pressures while carving out her own path in “Queen of Glory,” writer-director-star Nana Mensah’s inviting and understated indie about immigrant identity anxieties.

With a lived-in feel for the Bronx community in which her story takes place, the filmmaker generates endearing pathos from a story whose familiarity is offset by its humor and authenticity.

Its small scale will likely constrain its box-office fortunes, but it’s precisely the type of under-the-radar gem that festivals such as Tribeca (where it debuts) were made to spotlight.Though thriving in the Ivy League, Sarah (Mensah) intends to relocate to Ohio to be with her.

Read more on variety.com
The website starsalert.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related Celebs Rumors